it is in the stillness. That is where the yoga lays. In the space between the breaths, between the ebb and flow of body and mind it is in the surrender of thoughts and actions, of lists and responsibility. The letting go of the “should” and the opening of “I am” it is in the moment; the present moment. not the wounds of the past nor the worries of the future but the
Going to yoga classes on a regular basis you begin to go past just the asana (poses) and the breath (pranyama) and you begin to delve deeper into the self. You begin to notice that your world starts to change a bit. You breathe a little deeper, you are less likely to react when standing in a slow line at the grocery store, and you all of a sudden, literally, stop and smell the roses.
Very recently we have seen a growing trend on social media of people posting photos of themselves doing yoga in: bathing suits, very small “yoga” garments, underwear, and even naked. Doesn’t matter if they are thin, curvy, young, old; the trend seems to cross all ages, all body types but the fact remains, IT IS NOT #YOGA. First I think it important to delve, although very briefly, into what yoga is. In it’s most watered
Students are so often asking “should I do yoga teacher training” and my answer is always the same: If you have been practicing for a while, you want to dive deeper into the practice and the universe in moving you in that direction, then YES! A 200 hour yoga teacher training and certification at The Om Center in not only a means to learning how to teach yoga. There are no words that can describe
There is no one that has not experienced some level of loss in their lives and it seems that no matter the loss, the grieving process always feels the same. Of course, our levels of grief can feel vastly different; I would not dare compare changing jobs to the death of a loved one, but the steps to move forward, although the length of time might be different, seem to always be the same. In